The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 69 68
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.60% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £106 £476
% change year-on-year
+116.47% -77.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.67 £15.38
% change year-on-year
- +8.42%
MCDST
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
159 168 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.33% 23.50% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 67 53
Median daily rate £400 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £24.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £9.48 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.26 £37.20 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MCDST
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCDST across the Hertfordshire region.

MCDST Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCDST across the Hertfordshire region.

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MCDST
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCDST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft